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To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral of the same, this plan of the city of New York, is most humbly inscribed

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Title
To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral of the same, this plan of the city of New York, is most humbly inscribed
Names
Ratzer, Bernard (Cartographer)
Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784 (Engraver)
Jefferys & Faden (London, England) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Manhattan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1776-01-12
Place: London
Publisher: Publish[e]d ... by Jefferys & Faden ...,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-311
Topics
New York (N.Y.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
New York (N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisions -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: NYPL copy annotated with red to denote fire of 1776.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Probably second state according to Haskell.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Shows ward names and boundaries.
Content: Includes numbered index to buildings and coat-of-arms.
Citation/reference: Haskell, D.C. Manhattan maps, 320
Content: "Survey'd in 1767."
Statement of responsibility: by His Excellency's most obedient servant, Bernd. Ratzen [sic], lieutt. in the 60th Regt. ; T. Kitchin sculpt.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 59 x 89 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 5416594
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14978463
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f5460630-c5aa-012f-c088-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1776: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral of the same, this plan of the city of New York, is most humbly inscribed" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776-01-12. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f072-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral of the same, this plan of the city of New York, is most humbly inscribed" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 27, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f072-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1776-01-12). To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral of the same, this plan of the city of New York, is most humbly inscribed Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f072-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral of the same, this plan of the city of New York, is most humbly inscribed